Plastic penalty

Pollution board raids factories

 
Published: Wednesday 31 May 2006

Plastic ban: Jharkhand trying< the jharkhand Pollution Control Board (jpcb) has issued show-cause notices to eight plastic units for manufacturing below-20-micron grade bags.

The notice followed an inspection in seven districts. jpcb has also notified the formation of a special task force to raid premises of plastic industries manufacturing illegal goods. "No plastic factory has applied for the mandatory no-objection certificate," says a jpcb official. Following the task force's report, a criminal case will be filed against erring units.The board also plans to set up a body to monitor sponge iron plants.

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